Obama Appears To Call Reporter "Sweetie"

An unusual video clip from Sen. Barack Obama's tour of the Chrysler Stamping Plant in Sterling Heights, MI today.

A reporter tries to question Obama about helping automakers.

"Hold on one second there, sweetie," he says.

The reporter's tag line: "This sweetie never did get an answer to that question."

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Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

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